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Dec 28, 2012 5:30am PST
officer. the man who led u.s. forces in the first gulf war general norman schwarzkopf has died. he was aged 78 and had been suffering from cancer. a look back at his career. >> not since world war ii had an american general commanded such a broad coalition of international forces with such apparent success. less than a week after ground combat began, general norman schwarzkopf said down with the defeated iraqi army to formally end of the first gulf war. some three-quarters of a million u.s. to my european, and arab troops took part in the vast air and ground campaign backed by u.n. resolutions to throw occupying iraqi forces out of kuwait. the architect of the military victory was a big man in every sense. a lifelong soldier from an army family, norman schwarzkopf became a household name. >> he was one of those officers that stayed in the military after the vietnam war and helped to rebuild it. pam he was known for his sharp temper but he won praise for his ability to keep the coalition forces working together. his strategy of encircling the iraqi army brought fighting to an end qu
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Dec 28, 2012 8:00am PST
.-russian ties. retired u.s. general norman schwarzkopf has died at the age of 78. known as stormin' norman, he headed the first gulf war in 1981 which killed up to 205,000 iraqis during the invasion and its aftermath and decimated iraqi infrastructure. the one of the wars must address incidents, he ordered u.s. forces to fire on the retreating and this armed iraqi forces along iraq's highway 80, causing hundreds of casualties and prompting the name highway of death. news of his death comes as former president george h.w. bush who awarded the first gulf war, is a houston hospital in intensive care after suffering bronchitis. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. president obama is said to me today with congressional leaders at the white house just three days before year-end deadline to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. obama and congressional republicans remain at an impasse over the republicans
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